Sarnova HC, LLC

Biomedical Equipment Technician

Job Locations US-TN-Brentwood
# of Openings

Company Overview

Sarnova, a family of companies: Tri-anim Health Care, Bound Tree Medical, EMP & DXE Medical.


Sarnova is the leading national specialty distributor of health care products in the emergency medical services (EMS) and respiratory markets. The company operates through two market-leading distributors: Tri-anim, the largest specialty distributor of respiratory products, and Bound Tree Medical, the largest supplier of EMS products. Together, Tri-anim and Bound Tree offer more 100,000 health care products to 20,000 hospitals and emergency care providers across the country. Sarnova is the only national distributor that can offer expertise and support across multiple specialty health care markets. EMP has been serving the emergency medical supply and equipment needs of EMS, first responders, fire and rescue, public safety, hospitals, colleges and universities, and more.


DXE Medical’s focus of selling re-certified defibrillators has grown to both selling and servicing all brands of new and re-certified defibrillators, vital signs monitors, EKGs, automated external defibrillators (AEDs), pulse oximeters and much more.

Responsibilities and Qualifications



Under moderate supervision the technician will troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, and maintain medical equipment, instrumentation, and support systems of moderate complexity used in healthcare delivery. Inspect, install, and perform inventory assessments and preventive maintenance of medical equipment. Assist medical and nursing staff in the use of equipment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repair, install, maintain, calibrate, and inspect medical equipment and instrumentation, including life-support equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and electrical safety testing of clinical equipment, devices, and systems.
  • Diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions.
  • Maintain documentation on new equipment, inspections, and equipment repairs and failures.
  • Assist with and evaluate third-party repairs.
  • Provide technical assistance and instruction to personnel regarding equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Review outcome of preventive maintenance actions and make recommendations to department staff concerning improvements.
  • May assist senior biomedical engineering technicians or supervisor with in-service educational programs on use of equipment.
  • Offer service and preventive maintenance contracts.
  • Onsite service and preventive maintenance calls.


  • Associate’s degree in electronics or biomedical equipment technology.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • CBET or additional technical certification is strongly preferred.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of technical aspects of electronic equipment and its operation, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the application and repair of computers and servers and how they interface with medical equipment.
  • Knowledge of current regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology as applied to use of biomedical equipment.
  • Knowledge of color code conventions used in component and wiring marking.
  • Ability to analyze, repair, and test electronic and electromechanical equipment.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance inspections.
  • Ability to run diagnostic programs.
  • Ability to interpret schematics, wiring diagrams, and illustrated parts drawings of biomedical instrumentation.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records of repairs, calibration, and tests.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment; to push/pull equipment carts; and to kneel, stand, bend, and reach during equipment repair.
  • Skill in testing electronic equipment.
  • Skill in manual dexterity, hand-to-eye coordination, and color vision.

Working Conditions:

  • Possible hazards include exposure to electrical shock, chemicals and chemical fumes, high-pressure air, infectious disease, and various other hazards associated with biomedical engineering work.
  • Protective clothing and safe work practices are required.

Sarnova is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package, including 401(k) Plan. EEO/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 



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